Franklin Theodore Cremeans, 75, of Rutland, Ohio, passed away October 9, 2012, at his residence. He was born on February 5, 1937, at Briar Creek, West Virginia, son of the late Theodore R. Cremeans and Dorthy Frances Pauley Cremeans.
He was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. He was a coal miner for many years. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving for two years.
He is survived by his brothers and sisters, Shirley (Tommy) Simmons, Doris Richmond, Roma (Jean) Cremeans, Robert Cremeans and Judy McDonald; special niece and nephew, Alice Cremeans Stover and Clark VanMeter.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Helton Cremeans in 2008; one brother, Danny Cremeans; two brothers-in-law, Danny McDonald and Robert Richmond; one sister-in-law, Dottie Cremeans.
Private funeral services with military funeral honors are under the direction of Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home.
A registry is available at www.andersonmcdaniel.com.